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DESPERADO TRACY, SURROUNDED BE HALF A HUNDRED MEN,
LEISURELY TIES HIS UNWILLING COMPANION TO A TREE AND SLIPS AWAY BEFORE THE POSSE BEGINS AN ATTACK DESPERADO TRACY AND INCIDENTS OF; HIS SPECTACULAR FLIGHT. THE PICTURES OF THE OUTLAW ARE FROM PHOTOGRAPHS TA KEN AT TIME OF INCARCERATION IN OREGON PENITENTIARY. - He was plied with questions on all sides, tut. in his eyes was the look of a hunted animal. He was still under; the spell of Tracy's personality and it was not until be .was taken to Renton _ and .. given a When Tracy made his sensational escape from, the Jorrel • house, the posse pushed In back of the house and Ander son was found, bound hand and foot. C. B. Yandell slashed the cords that bound him and the man was helped to his feet. He was badly cramped from having been tied so long and for several minutes after gaining his liberty he was speechless. The story of the trip from Fort Madison with Anderson at the oars and Tracy sit ting in the stern with the rifle carried al ways ready for instant use is a dramatic one, told even in Anderson's broken Eng lish, and marks Tracy as the nerviest and coolest criminal of the age. ~ Anderson is a large muscular man but the strain of trying to keep up with Tracy has told on him. Even while safe In the Sheriff's office the poor fellow seemed " to see the glittering eyes of the desperate murderer looking at him and he was nervous and unstrung. Despite Anderson's physique and the fact that he is used to working hard every day he was no match in strength or energy for Tracy and the convict told him that he was feeling better every day. Anderson, who since last Saturday had been the unwilling companion of Tracy In the mad flight • to elude the officers of the law who are swarming through the country on either side, gained his free dom to-day. . When found he was tied hand and foot,- and even after gaining his liberty he seemed dazed and In constant fear lest Tracy return and make good the threat to kill him. . Since Saturday nlgh't, when he was kid naped ; by Tracy, Anderson had not had a moment's -peace. When' he was not working for Tracy he was always kept under the muzzle of the rifle that has blotted out the lives of so many men and he was simply terrorized by the threats of the murderer. Though his imagina tion is not very active, Anderson shows the effect of the strain that was put on him and it will be many a day before he will regain the peace of mind that was his before Tracy found him. .i" • walk in front with a deadly rifle aimed at his back whenever traveling, had been the fate of John Anderson, a hardworking laborer, who up to the time he fell into the clutches of Harry Tracy, convict and murderer, knew no other life than to work hard all day, eat heartily and sleep soundly. '. ..." LONDON, July 8.-Austin Chamberlain, Bon of Joseph Chamberlain, the Colonial Secretary, said this evening that the lat ter's progress was so satisfactory that he expected to leave the hospital to-morrow. Chamberlain Fast Recovering. LONDON, July 9.— The Daily Mail this morning says the permanent garrison in South Africa Is to be 50,000 men. under command of Lieutenant General Lyttle ton. Besides this force, the eystem of hav ing a large number of reservists scattered throughout the country, either on farms or in official positions, will be extensively followed. The reservists could be called upon for service In case of an emergency. Garrison the Conquered Boer Republics. fifty Thousand Men to Permanently ENGLAND WILL MAINTAIN LARGE ARMY . IN AFRICA FEARS THE REPORTERS. Some new phases of the murderer's character developed during the visit that the women were unable to analyze. He saw a newspaper man go down the track not fifty feet away and he told, the women there was the posse's advance agent. He intimated that he was fleeing from the reporters, who wanted to in terview him, and not from the guards. And this was when many men were sta tioned on all sides. Before he walked from the house through the guards he gave the women several mementoes. The Jorrel home is situated about two miles up the track of the old Columbia and Puget Sound Railroad. After loafing around Renton for the night, Tracy with Anderson in tow, started up the track. The pair Journeyed slowly. They sat down and rested in the dense brush be side the track a few rods on the Renton elde of the Jorrel home. They rested for some time until Miss Baker and. Mrs. Mc- Kinney passed them. 'Miss Baker "and Mrs. McKinney were out picking black berries. Tracy watched them for a long time. Miss Baker, Mrs. W. J. McKinney, Mrs. Charles Jorrel and the latter's children were with Tracy in the Jorrel home for more than four hours. The last hour or so the house was surrounded by armed guards, but Tracy never showed the least apprehension.. Miss Baker complained of being cooped up in the house • all day. Tracy proposed they should dance to pass away the time. The story of Tracy's visit to the Jorrel home reads like one of Alexandra Dumas' romances. Nothing that Jesse James ever did in the way of daring and audacity could equal the calmness of the now famous outlaw while In the house. He treated the women with the greatest courtesy. He entertained theni with hi3 conversation, soothed Mrs. McKinney's 6-year-old child, Ada McKinney, when she became frightened. He carried water for the dinner, chopped wood and made himself generally useful when the posse had formed an almost complete circle around the house. He carried on a mild flirtation with Miss Baker, and the two for several hours were engaged in an in tellectual battle. The Tracy whom May Baker, an eigh teen-year-old girl of Seattle will remem ber for the rest of her life, is a seemingly tender-hearted man with a prodigious love for little children, a conversationalist of brilliancy, a merry-hearted "josher," a man with a decided respect for woman hood, but above all a man with an iron nerve. TRACY PROPOSES DANCING. Tracy is now thought to" be hiding somewhere between Seattle and Renton, and It is believed that his capture cannot be long delayed. The story of Anderson substantiates the earlier reports that Tracy has many friends in the region who are lending him assistance. • eluding a posse of fifty armed men, who were w»t».in a stone's throw of the house he occupied, near Renton. Before slipping away within easy reach of rifle balls, he' abandoned his unwilling companion, Anderson, John Johnson's hired man, but first took the precaution of tying him securely to a tree in the back yard of the house of Mrs. Charles Jorrel. his criminal achievements by SEATTLE, July 8.— Tracy, the extraordinary outlaw, ttfe pur sued of thousands, and the feared of tens of thousands, to-day lengthened the list of Special Dispatch to The Call. LONDON, July 8. — In the House of Com mons to-day the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty, H. C. Arnold-Forster, replying to William Redmond, the Irish leader, confirmed the report that J. P. Morgan had offered to place all the Brit ish ships in the new combine at the dis posal of the Admiralty for the next fifty years on certain terms. He added that the offer had not yet been accepted, because It could be dealt with only in relation to British shipping generally and the At lantic trade proposition which was being very carefully considered by the Govern ment. Great satisfaction is expressed over Mr. Grlseom's statement that the steamship lines have no cause to fear a combina tion. The visit has provoked lively discussion in the newspapers and on the Stock Ex change as to what new coup Mr. Morgan may spring. Mr. Morgan received a number of visit ors in the evening. Before departing a telegram was sent to the Kaiser at Travenmende, signed l»y all members of the party, expressing thanks for the cour tesies extended. A response came from the Kaiser, expressing pleasure at Mor gan's visit. In the evening Herr Uhl of the Hotel Bristol prepared a pleasant surprise in the form of an elaborate menu with an engraved reproduction of Herr Max Koner's latest painting of Kaiser Wil liam in Hussar uniform. The menu in cluded "California fruits." The weather was perfect and at all points of interest were special guides and attendants, instructed by the Kaiser to ¦wait upon the party. Luncheon was served at Sans Souci and in the afternoon the party returned to Berlin to find the director of the Royal Museum awaiting them. He also had received special in structions from Kaiser .Wllhelm to take them through the chief museums of the city. CALIFORNIA FRUITS SERVED. Early in the morning a party, including Mr. Morgan, Miss Morgan, Mr. Widcner, Mr. and Mrs. Griscom, Colonel Elkins, Director Bailin, Baron von Hollendorf, Mr. Douglas*. Miss Douglass. Mrs. Good ¦win. Miss "Westmore, Miss Griscom and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Griscom, found spe cial carriages waiting to take them to Potsdam, the Versailles of Germany. Here were relays of royal equipages to take the party to the new palace, where all the royal aDartments were shown. They then were driven to Sans SoucI Park, where Frederick the Great used to ride to shady Babelsberg, with Its romantic schloss. Visits were also made to the vaults where Frederick, William and Queen Elizabeth are interred. Sunday was a royal day for the Morgan party. In accordance with special tele graphic orders from the Kaiser to Pots dam, the officials of the royal stables and palaces displayed an attention such as is bestowed only upon visiting monarchs. RELAYS OF ROYAL EQUIPAGES. Some wanted donations for foundling homes; others subscriptions for new church buildings. A number came with pitiful descriptions of suffering and want. But Mr. Morgan has a bodyguard, a faithful valet, something like a prize fighter. His grimace is sufficient to frighten the boldest mendicant. BERLIN, July 8.— Notwithstanding J. Pierpont Morgan's statement that he visited Berlin solely for pleasure, he man aged to have a number of conferences with leading German steamship man egrers, financiers and business men. Hotel Eristol was besieged by scores of visitors of all classes and descriptions, appealing for an audience with the "relche Amer lcan,er." B?«ci*i cable to The Call and the X«w Tork Herald. Copyright. 1902, by the Herald Publishing Company. Financiers of Berlin Fear a Yankee Coup. Accords Him the At tention Due a Vis= iting Monarch. Kaiser Lavish in His Favors to the Rich American. MAKING MUCH OF MORGAN . SEATTLE, Wash., July 8.— Made - ; a beast pf burden" for. two days and a half, every command emphasised by. the click of a rifle pointed. In his . direction, .be hind which glittered the* eyes of a man hunted to the death; bound/hand 'and footfall.' one night, blindfolded;. and -left with a guard and compelled always to of His Trip. Reluctant Companion of Tracy Tells EXPERIENCE OF ANDERSON. The bloodhounds were almost imme diately let loose , on his trail. '. Tracy headed for Cedar Mountain, but soon con trived to conceal himself in the woods. The trail was lost and the nounds had to be called in. To-night Tracy is thought to be somewhere between Seattle and Renton. ' ' . The wonderful nerve of the convict was never more fully exemplified than in this instance. ¦ In the back- yard- of the Jorrel home Anderson, the man he had kept a prisoner from the time he left Port Madi son, was found tied to a tree. Tracy had bound Anderson to the tree while the posse were in fullview of the house and then made his escape. ¦ 'Oh "the arrival ol Sheriff Cudihee the posse •' closed', in • on ¦ the house, - only I to learn f rom Mrs. Jorrel that Tracy had given them' the slip.' He had left the house by a rear door ten minutes earlier and : while : the officers were taking up their positions to watch the place. Hs hid* a few minutes in some of the bushes and then quietly slipped away through the woods toward Palmer. . . ficers scattered and. took, positions so that they could watch the house to. the best advantage."" The "peculiar actions "of Mrs. Jorrel convinced them, that Tracy was still in the' house. When they reached' the place the of- POSSE/ AT THE' HOUSE. The news that Tracy was at Jorrel's house was received by the Sheriff a lit tle after 2 o'clock. Seventeen-year-old Thomas Jorrel, son of the rancher, ar rived at the Sheriff's office with a gold and a silver watch, laying that Tracy had arrived at his father's house, and, after eating a hearty meal, had sent him to a neighboring house with. ' the ' two with instructions to try. and sell, them. He told the lad if. he were given away he would kill the whole family, the boy Included, i The , boy, knowing ' that^ It was Tracy, concluded . to bring ¦ the . watches in to the Sheriff's office, ' hoping, that the desperado would remain j there' until a searching party could arrive. The watches answer the description of those stolen from the Johnsons. The first 'posse, in charge, of Deputy Sheriff McClell'an, took the 2 o'clock car for -Renton. ..At' that place a I locomotive, placed at the disposal of the Sheriff by. the Pacific Coast Company, was in readi ness to convey the man hunters a milt and a half up "the Columbia and Puget Sound ' Railroad to the immediate nelgh borhod of the Jorrel house. - The second posse, headed by Deputy Sheriff Cook,; star ted '(tor Renton at 3 o'clock with ' the • bloodhounds." Sheriff Cudihee \ with* several deputies left for Renton at' 3:30. • • ¦ • " . SHERIFF GETS THE NEWS. When .the guards collected around the house afterward the' child crept to Tracy's side for protection/ "Now, now, lltle.girl," he said, passing his hand around her shoulder and strok ing her hair," "don't cry. "I "wouldn't let any one harnv an-innocent little thing-' like you.". ..,..:., ¦, ..¦•'¦..'.¦'.. ¦...,. - • .¦'- ... 1 Mrs McKlnney's child, began, to cry when Tracy entered trie house and Mrs. Jorrel looked terrified. The' outlaw called the. child "to him.* ; ' " ' : . - : V '¦ dark blue. He had an uncomfortable habit of rolling them when he made a threat. 4 The women say that he did not look thin, but seemed to be in fine physical condition. Mentally they say he was one of the keenest men. they ever met." He was dressed in a black suit and* wore a black felt hat. His trousers were much too short, a matter of much merriment to himself. He wore no tie nor collar, but had jewelry to spare. ' ... ' APPEARANCE OF TRACY. They entered, the house and Tracy, took off his hat to Mrs. Jorrel. Tracy went in by / the front door- as he spoke and sat down on the trunk at the side of the room. In five minutes he-had quieted all fear among his listeners with the excep tion of Mrs. Jorrel, who was somewhat nervous throughout his visit. With the one exception he made them all feel at home. As Tracy sat on the trunk his un willing companions were able for the first time to observe him closely. He looked fresh and strong. Eliminating "his eyes, his face. was serene and pleasant. -•. The eyes, however, were an unnatural "Ah, now you are jollying me," said the slayer of half a dozen men. "But don't be afraid, I never harmed' a woman in my life," and as he spoke he took off his hat respectfully to the two women. When hie heard that young Jorrel's home was a few rods up the track, he Informed the party that all would have to go there. Before they reached the house he sent the boy ahead to warn the mother of the approach. "Tell her," Tracy said, "that I bring harm to none of hers." "Well, Mr. Tracy," said Mrs. McKin ney; recovering from the shock, "I am glad to see you." "I would never have known you by your pictures," exclaimed Miss Baker. • "Well, I'm Tracy," said the outlaw. His words created consternation among the trio. "Now, don't be afraid," said Tracy, "I won't hurt you." "That's Tracy," said Mrs. McKinney, jestingly, -when the murderer spoke the first time. '"No," said Miss Baker, "I don't know who you are." "Hey!" cried Tracy. "Stop a moment, my boy."" He stepped from the bushes and walked up to the lad. "Well, I guess you have heard of me," remarked the convict. He smiled pleasantly as . he spoke. The two women were a few yards away. "I'M TRACY," HE SAID. Once they were so close that he could almost have touched them with his hand. They passed on up the track from Ren ton toward the Jorrel home. Tracv ven tured nearer the track. Just then Charles Jorrel, an 18-year-old boy, came up the track. He heard something snap. He looked back, walked on a few feet and looked again. It was then 11:30 o'clock in the morning. i Continued on Page Two. MANAGUA, Nicaragua, July 8.— The Democrada of this city reports that the volcanoes of Mlrad Valle and - RIncoa Vleja, Costa' Rica, situated . respectively eighty and sixty miles southeast of Lake Nicaragua, are In active eruption, COSTA- RICA VOLCANOES ARE IN* ACTIVE ERUPTION The brokers served with summons take the ground that the bonds are not Issued as yet. as Brown Bros. & Co., the syndi cate managers, have made no* official an nouncement of the issue. "The amount Involved is about $120,000, representing the difference between the price at which the bonds wre sold to Zimmerman & Forshay and the price at which they bought the bonds in. They bought the bonds in for themselves at a price they bid themselves." NEW YORK, July 8.— Zimmerman & Forshay, the New York Stock Exchange firm, around which the recent curb mar ket "corner" in San Francisco Street Railway 4 per cent bonds centered, have' begun actions in the Supreme Court against, various brokers who sold bonds to them "for delivery when Issued" but failed to make delivery when called upon after some of. the first lot of the $5,000,000 bonds had reached this city. The attor neys for Zimmerman & Forshay have served more than a half-dozen curb brok ers with summons. A representative of the firm said to-day: Growing Out of San Francisco Street Railway "Corner." New York Firm Begins Actions SUES BROKERS FOR FAILING TO DELIVER THE BONDS The Lehlgh Valley Coal Company to day succeeded In starting Its Henry wasb ery at Plains. The coal thus taken from the coal banks is not sent to market, bat Is used under the company's boilers. The operators are counting upon the means of the miners soon becoming exhausted, and when it is demonstrated to them that funds will be forthcoming to prolong the contest in definitely. If need be. the situation will be changed materially. The scheme, in brief, contemplates the con centration of the energy and resources of or ganized labor in behalf of the miners' cause, a result which has never before been achieved. It involves* the raising of a given amount of money each week, with which provisions and other necessaries of life will be purchased. The plan has the approval of President Gom pers and It will be placed before the executive council of the American Federation of Labor for indorsement at its sessions which open in San Francisco next week. Mr. White said to-day: WHITE EXPLAINS PROJECT. WILKESBARRE, Pa.. .July 8.— A na tional defense fund, to which all organiz ed labor and the public In general will be asked to contribute, is the latest proposi tion placed on foot to help the striking anthracite coal miners, if they need as sistance in their struggle for higher wages and a shorter worK day. Henry "White of New York, secretary of the Na tional Garment "Workers, a member of the conciliation committee of the National Civic Federation, had a long conference with President Mitchell to-day, during which the plan was approved by the min ers' chief, and Mr. "White will at once be gin preparations to carry out the plan. President Mitchell wants It understood, however, that the miners* union will ac cept no aid until its own resources are exhausted. Daniel Gllden of Coaldale is getting up a petition of 100,000 voters to Senator Quay, asking him to use his influence with the corporations to end the strike, and threat ening to turn the State of Pennsylvania over to the Democrats \t this be not done. Mr. Patterson had several interviews with President Roosevelt, who also prom ised him to use every means in his power to end the strike speedily. PRESIDENT PROMISES AID. "When questioned as to the manner in which this was to be done. Senator Hanna refused to give any particulars. As this Congressional district is largely composed of anthracite miners, Mr. Patterson askeil for some assurance that the settlement would not be derogatory to the interests of the miners. In reply to this he was given to uaderstand that the terms would likely be highly satisfactory to the United Mine "Workers. ? > I POTTS VILLE, Pa., July 8.-Representa tive Patterson of thi3 district, who arrived home to-night, says that he spent most of yesterday !n conference with Senator Hanria regarding a settlement of the strike of the anthracite miners. Mr. Hanna told Mr. Patterson that negotiations were in progress that would possibly lead to an early settlement of the difficulty. Special Dispatch to The Call. Roosevelt Striving to Bring Struggle to a Close. Terms Will Be Satis factory to Coal Miners. Senator Hanna Says Settlement Is in Sight. NEARING END OF STRIKE PRICE FIVE CENTS. VOLUME XCII-NO. 39. SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, , giXLY 9, > 1902. OUTLAW TRACY increased the number of his marvelous criminal exploits yesterday by slipping out' of the very grasp of the lazv. Fifty armed men** with blood- Iwunds surrounded a house near Renton, Wash., in which he was known to be harbored. While the. posse lost precious minutes in [formulating a plan of attack, Tracy tied his unwilling companion, Anderson, to a tree in the back yard and then; leisurely stole, away. Ten .minutes later the officers learned of his escape. At I o'clock this morning Sheriff Cudihee had the bloodhounds called off and returned to Seattle, 'leaving a strong guard about Tracy's supposed hiding-place. Anderson furnishes proof I that Tracy is being assisted by friends. \ ; The San Francisco Call.